Elementary Building Construction and Drawing

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1889 - Building - 252 pages
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Page 235 - ... Building Construction, and so lead the workman to labour with his head at the same time as with his hands, the teacher should not, necessarily, attempt to push the students through the whole of the subjects enumerated in this syllabus, but should limit the range of his tuition according to the time at his command and the intelligence of the pupils. A larger number of questions will be set in the examination papers for the Elementary and Advanced stages, than the candidate will be allowed to attempt,...
Page 236 - ... drawing : and the meaning of such terms as plan, elevation (front, back, or side), section, sectional elevation. He should understand the object of bond in brickwork, ie English bond, Flemish bond, or English bond with Flemish facing, and how it is attained in walls up to three bricks thick, in the following instances — viz. footings with offsets, angles of buildings, connection of external and internal walls, window and door openings with reveals and square jambs, external gauged arches (camber,...
Page 236 - He should be able to draw, from given dimensions, single, double, and framed floors, with or without ceilings beneath them ; showing modes of supporting, stiffening, and framing the timbers, trimming round hearths and wells of stairs ; also floor coverings of boards or battens, rebated and filleted, ploughed and tongued, and laid folding, with straight or broken joints, bevelled or square heading joints.
Page 235 - ... that he will, to a certain extent, be able to show his knowledge in such branches as he may, from circumstances, have paid special attention to. For instance, a student better acquainted with iron than wooden structures will be able to select a question on iron work, in preference to one on wood work.
Page 122 - If any gutter, any part of which is formed of combustible materials, adjoins an external wall, then such wall must be carried up so as to form a parapet one foot at the least above the highest part of such gutter, and the thickness of the parapet so carried up must be at the least eight and a half inches, reckoned from the level of the under side of the gutter plate.
Page 236 - He should be able to draw in elevation, from given dimensionSj a framed partition with door openings. He should be able to draw in elevation, and give vertical and horizontal sections of solid door frames and window frames. He should be able to describe, by drawings, beadings of different kinds, dovetailing, cross-grooving, rebating, plough-grooving, chamfering, rounded nosing, and housing.

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